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Carex leporina
hare sedge, oval broom sedge, oval sedge

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, and introduced in eastern North America.

Habitat: Seasonally wet prairies, swales, shores, marshes, ditches.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex leporina L.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 2: 973. 1753.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carex leporina in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Carex leporina checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex leporina atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex leporina photos.

USDA Plants: Carex leporina information.

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